1201 Tower Grove, Beverly Hills
AD profiled this Beverly Hills estate in 2009, and it hasn’t lost any of its luster since. Spread over two acres, it has views of the city skyline and ocean and gorgeous gardens with a heated gazebo, courtyards, arches, and open lawns. The interiors were designed by White House designer Michael Smith, and they are full of standout features such as the living room with a Georgian plaster ceiling and Venetian plaster walls, a handsome library with a hand-stenciled ceiling, and an octagonal breakfast room with a vaulted ceiling. Amenities include a two-story guesthouse, tennis court, pool pavilion with a swimming pool, movie theater, wine cellar, and gym.
Price: $49.95 million
Beds/Baths: 5 bedrooms, 7 full bathrooms, 1 half bath
Square Footage: 16,439
The Friedman Ranch, Marfa, Texas
Owned by celebrity photographer Douglas Friedman, this Marfa, Texas, ranch was the subject of an AD feature in January 2020. It’s set on ten acres of land and boasts views of both the Davis and Haystack Mountains. The house is a modern structure constructed with steel connectors, glue-laminated timbers, and insulated panels, and it has open, airy rooms with landscape panoramas. Outdoors, there’s a firepit, palapa, lap pool, and hot tub.
Price: Upon request
Beds/Baths: 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
Square Footage: 2,000
The Three Bridges, Great Neck, New York
In AD last August, The Three Bridges—located on Long Island’s posh Gold Coast—was built in 1928, and it is a throwback to the glamorous era of F. Scott Fitzgerald and The Great Gatsby. Spread over eight acres, it overlooks Long Island Sound and has views of the Throgs Neck, Bronx-Whitestone, and Robert F. Kennedy bridges. Don’t miss the three different homes, waterfront pool, deep water dock, tennis court, and lazy river. Why limit yourself to one indoor pool? This property has multiple as well as multiple spas, and a movie theater too. There’s no box that it doesn’t tick off.
Price: $55 million
Beds/Baths: 18 bedrooms, 24 full bathrooms, 8 half baths
Square Footage: N/A